Landscape Architecture programs prepare individuals for the independent professional practice of landscape architecture and research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.
Of the 601 Landscape Architecture degrees granted each year at the Bachelors degree level, men make up 51% percent and women make up 49% percent of the field of study. Did you know that California has more students graduating with a degree in Landscape Architecture than any other state in the US? In fact, California granted 143 degrees last year! The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture is $44,400.
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona and the University of Georgia are three schools well-known for Landscape Architecture programs. In fact, there are 50 students at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo pursuing a Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture. Take a look at the college options in the table below.